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CBS
Jan 14, 2010 9:00am EST
the glad tidings. >> yes. behind me here as we look toward the washington monument nothing but sunshine showing up in the sky and we have a lot of sunshine which means temperatures will be going up, really far today. here we are. 31 degrees. we made our jump with that sunshine. no wind chill because we don't have any winds. dew point shows it is pretty dry outside. things we will be covering this morning, nice and sunny for today and tomorrow. temperatures warmer than they have been. the last 40-degree day. that came new year's day. last 50-degree day was the day after christmas. so we have a good first half of the weekend to talk about, too. a few things to cover right now. get you caught up on the roadways with patranya bhoolsuwan. >>> okay. let's get some traffic. we have an accident on 95 right now at southbound 198. take a look. oh, look it's clear. live breaking news. the accident on 198 is clear but we are seeing traffic heading toward the beltway. jump on the outer loop and you can so it is basically a parking lot here on 93 from 193. 95 to 270 to the american legion very heavy
CSPAN
Jan 13, 2010 8:00pm EST
on washington. and ed says it is on brendan haywood. that will be his third personal foul. so right away flip saunders shows he has the best. andray blatche in for brendan haywood. >> phil: he just got 28 seconds left. certainly doesn't want to lose him. give him a chance to pick up another personal. but going back to last play it is also about the front line here an even though you have collins in there. collins was in there. but josh smith. those guys are really active. very difficult to box them out. not to say that you still don't put that effort to do that. but very active. >> steve: wizards very quietly on a 7-0 run. they have cut the lead to 14. michael bibby pulls up over andray blatche. short. butler has it. comes the other way. flip saunders calling an offensive play. shot winding down. butler is short. jumper is good with is.6 seconds to play in the half. williams long shot. not good. and the wizards end on a 9-0 joe johnson. an blach blap. >> steve: wizards trail the hawks 45-33 after atlanta led by as many as 22 but washington closes out that first half on a 9-0 run and they a
CBS
Jan 14, 2010 5:00am EST
at the washington monument from the netherlands carillon, 28, not much of a wind chill because the winds are dead calm. we don't have to deal with strong winds. there's the rest of the beltway temperatures. manassas 18. some of us in the upper teens. this might be the last morning of a couple that we have to see those. i want to show you the satellite imagery. we are seeing a lot of sunshine today and we will have more on how warm we will be and touch on the weekend, too because it is a 50/50 weekend outlook and we will have that coming up. >>> thank you very much. >>> we have dramatic video to start off our newscast. look at this. a tanker truck is on fire right now. montross road bridge and i-270. it looks like help is on the way. hazmat has been called. this is definitely blocking traffic there. montrose road bridge and 270. avoid that area if you are heading that way. head to the outer loop and check out what is happening there. as we take our maps this morning, okay, well, 495. 95 to georgia things are looking good. traffic is moving well. route 4, 5 and 301 looking good, as well. no one goi
Univision
Jan 14, 2010 6:00pm EST
sicologicos. en washington, maria rosa lucchini si desea colaborar con el pueblo de haiti, llame a la linea telefonica en espaÑol de la cruz roja al 1-800-257-7575 o a traves de la pagina en internet al www.redcross. org ante la destruccion monumental de la estructura haitiana y la imposibilidad de un retorno inmediato a la normalidad, ya comenzo la evacuaccion de personal diplomatico e internacional que prestaba sus sevicios en esa nacion... estados unidos envio aviones especiales para agilizar la evacuacion..otros paises estan tratando de contabilizar a sus compatriotas antes de iniciar su evacuacion... en medio de la catastrofe que sacude a haiti, y a miillones de sus ciudadanos, la federacion americana para la reforma migratoria mas conocida como fair esta pidiendo que suspenda el bzjjrep dice, firmeme este documento en blanco, no se preocupe no puede hacerlo, si le dice firme con lapiz, tampoco!" en el folleto hay consejos de senales de advertencia que delataran a cualquier preparador deshonesto... "si ya el preparador le dice cuanto quieres que te reembo
ABC
Jan 13, 2010 11:00pm EST
back to washington tonight. the worldwide efforts are mounting. field hospitals have been set up on the island and the airport and the runway have been cleared and reopened some more help to arrive. an extremely impoverished nation scarred by hurricanes and political unrest is facing its most devastating earthquake ever. >> many people are walking in front of me and they have blood all over them. [screams] >> while the search and rescue mission continue tonight, thousands are still unaccounted for, hundreds of buildings having collapsed. the fear tonight is an unimaginable amount of people are dead. >> it could be 100,000 people who have died. >> the injured and homeless roam aimlessly through the rubble. the widespread chaos, destruction, and lack of communication is maki it a relief efforts extremely difficult. the country's president is still trying to grasp the devastation. >> to understand the magnitude and how to manage. >> in washington, officials are concerned with the spread of disease and epidemics. >> control of communicable disease that may arise from the existing con
CBS
Jan 14, 2010 12:00pm EST
unbelievable. however, he is inspired to push on. the haitian embassy here in washington, of course the phones have been ringing off the hook since news of the earthquake broke. haitian americans are calling and trying to get information about loved ones back in haiti. haitian diplomates say they are having a hard time getting information but they are going to try to help anyone with questions about loved ones. >>> we have some good news out of haiti. thanks to a local doctor. dr. irwin of manassas has helped to build a hospital there. and he said that that hospital survived the quake. it is still standing. doctor irwin is mobilizing a team to go to haiti to help those in need. and if you would like to make a charitable donation to the residents of haiti, the federal trade commission is recommending that you check out the charity before you give your money. the better business bureau, charity navigator and the american institute of philanthropy are good resources, and you can visit the national association of state charity officials to see if a specific charity is regulated. we warn you to be
ABC
Jan 14, 2010 5:00am EST
more than ever. vid wright, abc ne >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. this is breaking news. >> we are following breaking news. a big fire at interstates 270 and montrose road. >> a huge fire. lisa baden is in to tell us what is going on. >> calls started coming in this morning on montrose road over 270 that a vehicle had turned over. it turns out to be a tractor- trailer. two eyewitnesses said this was a tanker truck. stories are not able to get close enough to see what type of truck. this is on montrose road. it is over 270. equipment is on the scene. they have to say what type of substance was on the truck. we are hearing from montgomery -- maryland state police and montgomery county authorities that they may have to close 270 because of this truck fire on montrose road. we will keep you advised to that. >> have you heard anything about injuries? >> that was our first concern. we wondered if the driver of the truck me it out safely. i am hoping that is the case. i'm not hearing anything other than that. >> do you know how big of a truck it is?
Univision
Jan 13, 2010 11:00pm EST
... " este haitiano, desesperado acudio al consulado de haiti en washington para tramitar su viaje... "nuestros papas estas alla, sin casa, todo lo perdieron, hemos venido a tramitar el pasaporte para viajar este viernes y ayudarlos..." este parroco de la iglesia sagrado corazon, teme que entre las victimas del terremoto este uno de los suyos.. el padre stephen arsene jasmin... "el se fue el lunes a haiti para participar en un retiro y visitar a su familia ..desarfotunadamente el retiro fue cancelado pero el tenia su ticket y se fue de todos modos a visitar a su familia..." y como hoy se hallo el cuerpo de el arzobispo de haiti joseph serge miot, se teme que haigan cientos de sacerdotes muertos... y aunque las horas pasan y no hay noticias del paradero del padre jasmin, ellos no pierden las esperanzas de que este con vida hay un rumor horrible que hay mas de 100 sacerdotes muertos, creemos que se estaban congregando y hemos recibido unos rumores de que eso ha sucedido ,
NBC
Jan 14, 2010 11:00am EST
to reaching a plea deal on gun charges? "the washington post" is reporting that arenas' attorneys are negotiating a possible deal with prosecutors. if that deal is reached, the wizards star could be in court as early as today. the deal would ensure that arenas does not serve any jail time. a grand jury has been hearing testimony in the case for more than a week. if the plea deal falls through and therand jury charges him, arenas could be charged with a felony that might land him behind bars. >>> looking outside right now, 11:12. 40 degrees. a nice little warm-up on the way and even better today tomorrow. tom kierein has the latest. >> we have a calm wind thankfully today with that bright sunshine pouring down. you can say now that this cold wave is over. right now it's hit the low 40s in prince george's county. arlington, montgomery and fairfax counties. elsewhere upper 30s to around 40 degrees. eastern shore, the mid 40s. now in the mountains of west virginia it was down to near zero this morning. but now it has warmed up to near 20 degrees there in many of the higher locations o
ABC
Jan 14, 2010 5:00pm EST
in the locker room done scandal involving the washington -- star player gilbert areanas has been charged with a felony for taking a gun to the stadium. >> i have been told by sources gilbert arenas did not appear today. he was not inside the building. just a few moments ago, he was charged with one felony, carrying a pistol in a dwelling other than his home or business. that is a felony. he publicly admitted that on december 21, he took for unloaded guns to the locker room there at the verizon center. that is for guns, but we only have one charge. -- that is four guns. >> we do not know if the single charge as part of the plea deal. we also cannot tell you what type of jail time, if any, he will be facing. authorities told a washington post that the plea deal would involve no jail time for the star player. we do not have confirmation on that at this point. could involve community service and him avoiding jail time altogether. >>> let's get to the weather, a little relief from the freezing cold temperatures we have had over the last few days. >> it is pretty good news. many committees top
CSPAN
Jan 14, 2010 6:00am EST
's attorney general talks about possible effect on states. and on this morning's "washington journal," topics include irs regulation, financial market oversight, and health care. "washington journal begins at the top of the hour at 7:00 eastern. president barack obama will be at the capitol this afternoon to attend a jobs summit with house democrats. live coverage begins at 4: 45 eastern. later today on c-span 2, we will produce a debate with the republican candidates for governor is -- governor of texas. the incumbent.cx governor will e involved. live coverage begins at 8:00 eastern. a group of state attorneys general said they may file a lawsuit of for a particular provision in the senate version of a health-care legislation. henry mcmaster of south carolina is part of the effort. he talked about the constitutionality of the health care bill at the national press club. this is about one hour. i am a washington correspondent for work-force management which is a magazine. ñri am sure of that national nes national press club news makers committee. i am coming near the end of my tenure. in thr
NBC
Jan 14, 2010 5:00pm EST
washington wizards star gilbert arenas. this afternoon, arenas was charged with a felony. he now faces up to five years in prison. pat collins joins us live outside d.c. superior court with more. pat? >> pat, this is the official document filed now in superior court. the defendant's name, gilbert arenas. the charge, carrying a pistol without a license. it's a felony that carries a maximum penalty of up to five years in jail. sources tell news4 that tomorrow, it's expected that gilbert arenas will walk into this courthouse, appear before a judge where it's expected that he may enter a plea of guilty to this one count of carrying a pistol without a license. his defense team hoping to avoid any jail time. hoping to put this criminal case behind arenas so he can get back to playing basketball for the nba. now, this all started last month when arenas brought four guns from his home in virginia to the locker room at the verizon center. then came that day, december 21st. a confrontation over a gambling debt. arenas pulls out those guns. december 24th, christmas eve, he turns the guns over to the
Univision
Jan 13, 2010 11:30pm EST
pero ahora solo una te da la informacion mas importante de los hispanos en washington www.univisiondc.com las ultimas noticias lo mas sobresaliente de los deportes el reporte del clima los espectaculos mas calientes del area participa en las ultimas promociones y ofertas de la el repestacion clima www.univisiondc.com el portal de los latinos en washington >> los directores los principales bancos, defendieron a un sector al que muchos culpan por la crisis financiera. >> llegaran a washington jurando decir la verdad. explicaron por quÉ después de haber sido salvados del colapso por miles de millones de dÓlares del gobierno se recompensaron a si mismos con bonos millonarios. >> dijeron que los bonos ayudan a mantener el mejor personal. una respuesta que genera irritaciÓn. >> no se por que la gente siempre se queda callada. creo que deberÍamos levantarnos. >> los ejecutivos reconocieron haber cometido errores. la comisiÓn, similar a la que investigÓ el fkpcolapso de la bolsa en 1929, presentarÁ un reporte al congreso a fin de aÑo. >> hemos tenido audiencias donde sale
FOX News
Jan 14, 2010 4:00am EST
-stars, right here, right now. ♪ ♪ >> bret: welcome to washington. i'm bret baier. death is everywhere in port-au-prince, haiti, tonight. the capital city was virtually at ground zero of the most powerful earthquake to hit the area in almost 250 years. estimate of the dead range from tens of thousands to to 100,000. many more are homeless, hungry and hurting. we begin our coverage with the white house correspondent wendell goler live in dominican republic. >> good evening. we believe the air force managed to evacuate a plane load of injured presumably for treatment of hospital. but the dark has fallen and that may be the only plane that t flies out of port-au-prince today. recovery and relief efforts are largely uncoordinated. several main hospitals, the doctors without borders declared inoperable. medical care provided by cuban med center and hotels now. government of haiti was affected by the earthquake. parliament and presidential palace and the u.n. mission. some of the people who would have led the recovery efforts are simply not available. reports indicate that rescuers are working with
NBC
Jan 14, 2010 4:00pm EST
ining that national security front. for that, we go to pete williams in our washington newsroom. pete? >> brian, the department of homeland security says it's taking additional steps to increase aviation security. we're told this is in response to new intelligence indicating that al qaeda in yemen is planning another attack on the u.s. these steps include variations on what's been done since the discovery of the christmas-day bomb plot. the homeland security secretary janet napolitano says these new measures will increase the time it takes to get through security, especially for flights from overseas into the u.s., brian. >> all right. pete williams on wt is now the other story we'll be covering when we join you for nbc "nightly news" on this nbc station later this evening. as we continue our coverage of this continuing humanitarian disaster, the aftermath of the 7.0 earthquake here in haiti. for my colleagues, i'm brian williams. nbc news, port-au-prince, haiti. >>> welcome back here to "news4 at 4." more now on our coverage of the earthquake in haiti. amid reports that the death tol
CBS
Jan 14, 2010 6:00am EST
that are about to happen on wall street and many in washington have problems with the system, as well. today the president is about to announce a new tax on the financial firms. details are expected to be spelled out when the president releases his budget next month and congress would have to approve any plan. it could bring in as much as $120 billion. >>> the house is demanding the federal reserve bank of new york turn over correspondence from timothy geithner and other officials. the panel is looking in to the decision that funneled billions of dollars to big banks. geithner was president of at the time. it may be a green christmas for the retailers. the government releases the latest figure on holiday sales and they are expected to show a half percent gain as consumers took advantage of discounts. >>> more development could be coming to one of the region's most densely paneled areas. the montgomery county planning board is expected to vote to end a building moratorium six months after it started. $27million could be spent on new classrooms in chevy chase and parts of germantown served b
FOX News
Jan 14, 2010 2:00am EST
to washington and not lose your soul. i've never met somebody who went to washington and came back and i said you're a better person. have you? >> come to think of it, i don't know if i have, glenn. >> glenn: how do you -- because the parties, the system is so infected, how do you as an individual go in -- i'm not asking if you're going to run. but let's just say you were going to run. how do you go in and how do i as voter know you're not going to cut so many side deals to get that power that by the time you had that power you're no longer who we needed? >> i think a voter first needs to sin veerly know -- it sounds impossible, but sincerely know who that candidate is to see what their track record and to see if they had lost their soul along the way. >> glenn: we're not even talking about track record anymore. we're not talking about how did you vote? we're talking about trust. how do you restore trust and honor, how do we even know anymore? >> that is what everybody is asking. that is what those who are conscientious and concerned about america are asking and those who are so disenchanted
CBS
Jan 13, 2010 11:00pm EST
and kill those inside. the same kind of scenario could play out if a big quake were to hit the washington area. and as gary nurenberg is here to tell us, it could be sooner than we think. gary. >> reporter: well, anita, a process for fessor at george washington university tells us because of the density of the continental shelf on the east coast, a big earthquake could result in a big earthquake here. and because so many of our buildings and bridges were built under old building codes, the damage we see in haiti we could see here. >> how do we know how they're going to respond? every structure is different. >> reporter: the department of civil and environmental engineering at george washington. >> we're going to rock back and forth to basically simulate the earthquake. >> reporter: the professor teaches students how to design building materials that will withstand stress. >> what we do is we test this to failure. >> reporter: when he watches the video from haiti, he sees familiar failure in those concrete buildings. cracks at a 45-degree angle. >> if i just move it a little bit, it crumbl
FOX News
Jan 13, 2010 9:00pm EST
are supporting her she is supposed to be taking on the health care lobbyists in washington, d.c.. she didn't answer. before i knew it, i got knocked into on my right side, might have been a head-check, i don't know how he hit me. but he pushed me into this metal railing. i ended up on the ground. then he actually helped me up. he asked are you all right? in my view he was feining concern which is clearly displayed by the video the fact that he continues to push-up against me aggressively. >> sean: at the end of the video he's like in your face you are holding something up and why didn't you tell us what happened there?8.wxu >> yeah, i'm holding up my tape recorder so it doesn't get broken hoping if anyone is watching they see i'm not pushing him. he begins to demand for my press credentials. if there is any moment i regret that i showed him. there's no reason a private citizen in the united states of america -- >> sean: this is the part where you are holding up your credential, getting in your face being overly aggressive. you have the right to walk on a street, don't you? >> yes, any citi
FOX News
Jan 14, 2010 12:00am EST
's supposed to be taking on the health care lobbyists in washington, d.c. and she didn't answer. before i knew it i got knocked into my right side might have you been a hip check. i don't know. but pushed me into this steel railing. metal railing and i ended up on the ground. then, he helped me up and, he began to ask, are you all right? m my view he was feigming concern the fact he continues to push up against me aggressively. >> that is the point. at the end of the video if we can rack this up again. at the end he's in your face. you're trying to hold something up. and one of you tells what happened there. >> i am holding up my tape recorder so it doesn't get broken and hoping if anyone is watching they see i'm not pushing him. he begins to demand for press credentials. if there is a moment i regret is that i showed him my press credentials because there is no reason why i private citizen in the united states of america... >> i want to just, this is the part you're holding up credentials. he's in your face being overly aggressive here. then, you have the right to walk on a street. don't you?
NBC
Jan 14, 2010 6:00pm EST
president obama had for the people of haiti today. >>> here in washington, metro general manager john catoe is resigning after three years at the helm of the transit agency. tom sherwood has more from metro headquarters in northwest d.c. tom? >> doreen, john catoe will be general manager here until april 2nd, but the search to replace him starts now. peter benjamin of montgomery county is expected to becomem the next chairman of metro january 28th. he would lead the search for a new general manager to replace john catoe. >> we have to have somebody in there temporarily during the period after april 2nd and until we get somebody permanent. certainly a replacement person t would be a nationwide search and we'll be looking for somebody who can really do this job extremely well and very effectively. >> reporter: it's been a horrific year for metro and general manager catoe. a deadly crash that killed nine people in june, suicides on metro tracks, metro workers injured and killed. and crushing $200 million budget shortfalls, looming service cuts and certain fare increases to come. late today, ka
MSNBC
Jan 14, 2010 9:00am EST
by, of course, george washington so he's got to rise to the top. >> george washington. okay! that was sarah palin on glenn beck. she picked george washington. time now to talk about what we learned today. i brought my daddy along. daddy, did you learn anything? >> well, i learned that sarah palin believes in collective patri patrimony and paternity. i suspect she's doing some heavy reading these days. she's trying to learn about the world by reading a very interesting book called "going rogue." >> i thought you were going to say "all things at once"! >> that's next in her reading. >> speaking of "all things at once" and not "going rogue," going to be in philadelphia tonight. governor ed rendell will be there introducing joe and me. so join us if you can and thank you very much, dad, for being on the show today. willie geist, what did you learn today? >> speaking of paternity, i learned that your dad must be very proud because you are number 14 on the "new york times" best seller list. this week. congratulations to you, mika, and to you dr. z. for raising a wonderful, wonderf
PBS
Jan 13, 2010 7:00pm EST
. as darren gersh reports, the bankers face angry americans and pressure from washington. >> reporter: after bailing out the bankers in 2008 and 2009, washington is beginning 2010 by attacking them. phil angelides, the chairman of the crisis commission, tried to pin down the c.e.o.s of the nation's big banks, holding them responsible for their actions in the financial meltdown. beginning with a goldman sachs strategy of betting against mortgage securities it was selling to clients. that touched off a spirited exchange. >> it sounds little bit to me like selling a car with faulty brakes and then buying an insurance policy on the buyers of those cars. it just doesn't seem to me that is a practice that inspires confidence. >> every purchaser of an asset here is an institution probably professional only investors dedicated to this business. >> representing pension funds who have the life savings of police officers, teachers. >> these are the professional investors who want this exposure. >> reporter: blankfein argued wall street was mostly a middle man helping to package and sell securities that
NBC
Jan 14, 2010 4:30am EST
guinea, australia and new zee land. instead, clinton will be heading back to washington where she will lead the state department's relief efforts. >>> and later on the "today" show, meredith vieira speaks with secretary clinton about the qaa fast any in haiti and what steps the u.s. will be taking with relief efforts. that's this morning on "today" right here on your nbc station. >>> and as the united states brings aid to haiti, the question of health care here at home continues to dominate on capitol hill. following a meeting yesterday, president obama and democratic leaders say they've moved forward on an overhaul but have yet to settle on a final deal. meanwhile, a group of 15 attorneys general are now threaten to go sue over a controversial subsidy that would reportedly bring $100 billion in medicaid exemptions for nebraska. it wasn't included in the bill to win the support of senator ben nelson and what some are calling the corn husker kickback. >> now here's a look at some other stories making news early today in america. >>> a new exhibit in washington, d.c. is sure to make
NBC
Jan 14, 2010 6:00pm EST
a little hope. >> washington with there's -- the washington wizards guard gilbert arenas is facing a felony gun possession charge. one count of carrying a pistol without a license. he admitted to keeping several guns in his locker at the verizon center. he says he did not know he violated washington d.c. laws by doing so. last week, he placed the gun in front of a teammate's locker in a "misguided attempt at a joke." it has already cost him more than $700,000 in lost wages. stay with us. tom tasselmyer has a look at the forecast straight ahead. to our community it's our lifeline to the emergency information we need it's a free service that provides free entertainment. but one day soon, it could be taken away. there's a movement among special interest groups to limit free antenna tv and millions of americans who depend on it would lose out. let's tell congress to keep free antenna tv as part of our communications future. always free and always local. >> supplies are arriving in haiti and now workers have the monumental task of organizing a man getting them to the victims of the earthquake. a
NBC
Jan 13, 2010 11:00pm EST
dahlgren, nbc news, miami. >>> people in the washington area with friends a relatives in haiti got together at the haitian embassy tonight. some learned today loved ones had been killed. others still cannot find out about their parents or brothers and sisters. craig melvin is at the embass kri with more on this. >> reporter: tonight's candlelight vigil was an opportunity for people to get together and mourn and remember, as well. the ambassador stopped in to tell the crowd they set up temporary towers in that country so the folks here could be able to find out something. tonight, so many said they want to know something. ♪ >> reporter: songs, flames and prayers fill the sky. >> in the midst of tragedy, we ask you show your love, your grace, your mercy. >> too many tragedies we lost a lot of people. >> reporter: it seems like everyone here knew someone who is gone. >> it feels like it's not real. it feels like it's not really happening. >> reporter: tracy got a call around 3:00 wednesday afternoon. >> my sister and niece are dead. >> reporter: her sister was picking up the 4-year-old from
WHUT
Jan 14, 2010 7:00am EST
back $100 billion from america's financial center. >> it is midday in london, 7:00 a.m. in washington, and a second day of searching for survivors began in port-au-prince. haiti's president has talked about 50,000 people have been lost their lives. this is the scene from port-au- prince. a temporary camp has been set up on a soccer field by displaced people. more aid flights are expected to arrive. the red cross says up to 3 million people may need humanitarian help. from the capital, port-au- prince, here is matthew price. >> this is the momen when the earthquake hit, a moment when the city held its breath, a moment that destroyed so many lives. in places, there's barely anything left of the city. so far, the people are largely having to cope on their own. for some people, the only hope is to dig with their bare hands. as with every earthquake, this is a race against time. large parts of this country are inaccessible at the best of times, and so it is proving very difficult to get accurate figures on how many have been injured, and how many have been killed by this massive earthquake
ABC
Jan 14, 2010 6:00pm EST
about $90 billion over 10 years. >>> also developing, washington wizard star gilbert arenas is charged with felony gun violations. it carries a maximum of five years in jail. he allegedly displayed weapons during an incident in the locker room of the wizard's. commissioner david stern suspended irina's indefinitely last week. tomorrow morning, a hearing is scheduled superior court. >>> a big tanker far this morning creates a mess for commuters. the latest on the road conditions coming up. >> a workshop to stave off foreclosure. i will tell you all about it in a moment. >> surprising news affecting the metro system. a shakeup is coming. >> we have our eyes on the gulf coast with a big storm developing. we >> traffic problems remain in rockville after a tanker truck flipped over on montrose road and burst into flames this morning. the truck was carrying 9,000 gallons of fuel. the driver was able to get out safely. montrose road is still closed and officials are checking the severity of the damage to the asphalt. >>> the head of the transit system is resigning. john catoe as he was not pr
MSNBC
Jan 14, 2010 5:00pm EST
in washington. here's the latest on the crisis in haiti. aid from around the world is trickling into port-au-prince right now. the capital of haiti. planes from the united states, as well as from china, from france and spain landed at the airport, bringing water, which is desperately needed in that country. food and medicine, along with search and rescue teams. while aid workers say there's no system in place, certainly no government in place to get that aid to the people. you're looking at the pictures right now of the situation today. the international red cross meanwhile is estimating right now the number has gone down from yesterday, only -- only -- 45,000 to 50,000 people dead in this earthquake. with another 3 million people in need of emergency relief. here in washington, our nation's capital, president obama promised an all-out rescue and humanitarian effort and announced $100 million in aid to the victims of the earthquake. >> to the people of haiti, we say clearly and with conviction, you will not be forsaken. you will not be forgotten. in this, your hour of greatest need, ameri
CBS
Jan 14, 2010 4:00pm EST
and the washington d.c. suburbs. that will continue. we have high pressure in control. this ridge of high pressure is bringing us blue skies and clear conditions. our attention now is set down to the gulf. rain down on the eastern edge of texas is going to start to make its way into our region. it is that disturbance that we expect to see by the end of saturday night. we start to see clouds thicken and then clouds will turn to rain for sunday, but unless you are really north and west of the area where it will be colder in the overnight hours, we are not expecting much more than rain. potentially wet snow or sleet. most of us in the baltimore region will be mostly a rain event. that will be sunday through monday. although the front comes through, we look for the temperatures to drop back a bit. we stay above average and we can start to approach with rain by the end of the weekend. the sun will set at 5:08. we have no advisories on the bay. a west wind at 5-10 knots on the bay. we will be clear and chilly, but above the overnight lows. 26 is above the average of 23. mostly sunny and mild tomorrow. 5
FOX
Jan 14, 2010 5:00am EST
charges as soon as today. the "washington post" reports he is in negotiations for a plea agreement that would ensure he would not go to jail f grand jury were to charge arenas, he would likely be accused of carrying a handgun without a license and that is a felony. >>> d.c. police were dispatched out to three did i have september shooting scenes, the latest one on blaine street. main was found unconscious and taken to the hospital where he later died. another shootings happened in southeast. police are still looking for suspects in all three of those cases. >>> same-sex couples in the district hoping to marry should start planning now. on march 2nd, they can apply for marriage licenses. the city lists that day as the day when the bill would take effect. there is a waiting period. the couples getting licenses would not be able to marry for a little bit longer, until march 8th. >>> we are continuing to follow the devastation in haiti where tens of thousands, maybe more, may be dead in that massive earthquake. coming up next, we have the latest. >>> maryland's general assembly is back
FOX
Jan 14, 2010 7:09am EST
around those epidemic- like numbers you talked about. it's an epidemic in washington, d.c. with you we're not -- but we're not trying to hide it. we're going to move on and make improvements. >> and we want to get to a e- mail. and this is a nuisance type issue. and this neighbor in southeast continues to put her trash can in front of the neighbor's house and this woman has gotten a judgment, police have been out. dpw says there is nothing they can do. and it really speaks of a larger issue is she doesn't want to confront this person. what can one neighbor do legally to stop another neighbor's bad behavior? she want us to ask you that question? >> luckily this is an isolated case. we don't get many of these. it's tough for dpw, let alone mpd to mediate between neighbors. but i would say if the neighbor felt threatened in any way, either their own person or property, they should absolutely call the police department. i think they should call the police department and have an officer come out and at the very least, maybe some of our excellent officers can explain to both parties what it
FOX
Jan 14, 2010 9:00am EST
. the warmer air will arrive and it will be a nice looking afternoon here. 48 expected high in washington. 49 in leonardtown. going to fredericksburg, 50 degrees for an afternoon high with sunshine. we'll look at the weekend, we have rain in the forecast toward the end of the weekend, and we'll have that coming up. allison and tony back to you. >> tucker, thank you. >>> new video out of hate -- haiti this morning. you can see the people gathering in open spaces. they are spreading sheets or tarps or somewhere to sit down on the ground. >> after the 7.0 earthquake destroyed much of the city and leaving millions in need of help. that help is starting to arrive but it's difficult to know where to begin. the death toll may reach tens of thousands and some say hundreds of thousands. gurvir dhindsa joins us with the latest. gurvir. >> reporter: planes and ships are making their way to haiti but this disaster is on a larger scale, even larger than the u.s. military and it can only do so much. for so many in haiti there is nowhere to go. bodies line the streets and makeshift camps have grown and the
FOX
Jan 14, 2010 5:00pm EST
] >> reporter: at the haitian embassy in northwest washington, the phones keep ringing. >> i have been trying to call everyone but we can not get through to any. >> reporter: he came to the embassy worried he hasn't heard from his parents who live 10 miles from port-u-prince. >> it's not something that someone could imagine who is going on. >> right now, this man is at the center of the relief efforts in washington. the haitian ambassador to the united states. >> the americans found that they a good friend in haiti. >> reporter: with his own staff working around the clock, the ambassador said he's urging americans to funnel monetary donations through the red cross. >> work with the judges a the -- churches and clubs, get whatever they can. don't go for shoes, clothes and things like that. do cash. >> reporter: while this work goes oninside the embassy, folks, they began to leave mementos, hand-painted pictures of haitian health that no longer exist. they're doing a good job. we know it's not going to be enough. >> he works as a relief coordinator, focusing on the job helped him deal with his
CSPAN
Jan 14, 2010 10:00am EST
-american leadership. he'll discuss his book with "washington post" national editor on "afterwards" part of this weekend's book tv on c-span2. a couple minutes we are expected to hear from president obama on relief efforts in haiti. news reports indicate that the president will appoint former presidents bill clinton and george w. bush to represent the u.s. in recovery efforts in hatey. we'll hear more about that momentarily with the president at the white house. in the your comments and calls and news items from thisw3 morning's "washington journal." washington, president and ceo of interaction. thanks for being with us this morning. we would like to get to your telephone calls about pat robertson topos a contribution to this debateç >> we had a bit of technical difficulty. there again we are waiting for the president momentarily at the white house. this morning on the topics from washington journal.i]xdçç caller: good morning, mr. robertson's comments are just tunningly ignorant. it's one thing to hold such opinions, it's another thing to be so stupid as to voice them. what i did
MSNBC
Jan 14, 2010 6:00am EST
washington starts right now. >>> we have no hospitals, no electricity, no nothing, no food, no water. nothing. there are too many people dying. the country is lost. >> there were thousands of people in the streets, and the wails and the moaning and crying of people that are desperate is overwhelming. i watched the building pancake one on top of another. it was absolutely the the most horrific thing i've ever seen. >> welcome to "morning joe." joe scarborough, with mika brzezinski and pat buchanan and sam stein. and willie geist up in new york. the images, the pictures, the stories, absolutely grim coming out of haiti. and we fear. unfortunately the worst. sam, your father -- sam stein, your father just returned from haiti and has done relief work down there. i must say there, are -- the silver linings are very thin. one of the things i've found over the past 24 hours, the number of americans that, before this tragedy, just give their life to the people of haiti, is really inspiring and, unfortunately, tragically, many of them like possibly hundreds of thousands of asians, lost their life in t
NBC
Jan 13, 2010 11:00pm EST
had the ceo's of four of the biggest banks in washington. they want to know who is the -- who is to blame for the financial meltdown. bank of america, goldman sachs, jpmorgan demanded that they went overboard. another bank was included. >> home prices were going up, people were making money. >> it sounds like selling a car with faulty brakes and buying an insurance place -- a policy for them. >> the ceo's backed more regulation and defended employee bonuses saying no to that received them or not making risky decisions. it will issue its report in december. >> if the government daniels is listening, pick up the phone. it is not a big deal. the ravens are coming to indianapolis. pick up the phone and have a gentlemanly bet. do not be afraid. we will put up crab cakes and you can put up what effort it is that indiana does. -- put up whatever it is that indiana does. >> the next step to miami, the ravens are the underdog against the colts. >> what are the keys to winning this game? pete gilbert has the answer. >> the ravens put together a perfect game a week ago knocking off the p
CBS
Jan 14, 2010 4:30am EST
that is in washington with details this morning. whit, good morning. >> reporter: michelle, good morning. it's truly becoming a race against time in haiti. rescue efforts are struggling to find their footing in the widespread damage. and every minute wasted could be another life lost. the scope of the devastation is becoming clearer by the hour. bodies lie in the streets. surrounded by tense of thousands of haitians who survived tuesday's deadly quake but now have no place to go. the magnitude 7 tremor flattened much of haiti's capital, burying people under school, hospitals and hillside shanties. rescuers are fighting against the clock to find survivors. but one haitian official fears the death toll could reach half a million. disease from unsanitary conditions and lack of food and water are also posing serious threats to those still alive. >> it is a question of public health. we need, we need, the help of the international community. >> reporter: u.s. officials say they're doing everything they can to provide aid. president obama has launched an all-out rescue and humanitarian effort that include
PBS
Jan 14, 2010 5:30pm EST
in haiti. as technology evolves, so ways of telling stories. bbc news, washington. >> do not forget any time you want it, you can get a minute by minute update on haiti and all the international news at our website, bbc.com. the reuters news agency is putting the president as saying earthquake victims of already been buried in a common grave. thank you for being with us. >> funding was made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu. the newman's own foundation. the john d. and catherine t. macarthur foundation. and union bank. >> union bank has put its financial strength to work for a small businesses to major corporations. what can we do for you? >> i'm julia stiles. >> i'm kevin bacon. >> i'm kim cattrall. >> hi, i'm ken burns. >> i'm lili taylor. >> i'm henry louis gates, jr., and public broadcasting is my source for news about the world. >> for intelligent conversation. >> for election coverage you can count on. >> for conversations beyond the sound bites. >> for deciding who to vote for. >> i'm kerry washington, and public broadcasting is my sourc
Univision
Jan 14, 2010 6:30pm EST
hispanos en washington www.univisiondc.com las ultimas noticias lo mas sobresaliente de los deportes el reporte del clima los espectaculos mas calientes del area participa en las ultimas promociones y ofertas de la estacion www.univisiondc.com el portal de los latinos en washington vamos a regresar a la noticia el día varios congreso aesht norteamericanos unieron se esfuerzo en presionar el gobierno de estados unidos a fin que de un estatuss de protección temprano para hay ttaen. >>> aseguran que no es suficiente haber detenido las deportaciones. >>> la petición lleva años rondando en la mesa. está nuevo tragedia el reclamo regreso con más fuerza. >>> si en algún momento ha habido en nuestra opinión un ejemplo de un pueblo que merece el gp s y ley aplica. es este momento. congreso ésta dicen están agradecido porque el gobierno de obama suspendió la deportación de haitiano a raíz de terremoto. >>> pero dicen no es suficiente. >>> organizaciones pro migrante aseguran que no hay justificación para no hacerlo. >>> es un remedio para un país que sufrió desastres natural. >>>
FOX News
Jan 13, 2010 10:00pm EST
do now realize they are in real trouble. i think the voters may decide to send a signal to washington. if they turn out and decide this is the time to send a message to washington that message is going to be heard loud and clear. >> greta: what i think is hurting martha coakley the democratic candidate the 300 million dollars paid to nebraska. i that i so outraged people that is something she probably wished didn't happen. i bet there's somewhat of a backlash to her in massachusetts because it was so appalling. even if it is always done, things happen to get votes in the senate. i think that disturbed people. >> i think there's a general sense that there is something fundamentally wrong about this entire process. when you look at all the different deals 100 million dollars dropped in one point for a hospital in connecticut. a i assume that was for senator dodd this multiy -- multi-billion dollar deal that affects a number of states bill nelson got a deal that i think is unworkable for a medicare advantage in florida didn't apply anywhere else in the country or any new floridians after
FOX News
Jan 14, 2010 6:00pm EST
stars right here, right now. >>> welcome to washington. i'm bret baier. we are getting a better idea of just how bad things are in haiti following tuesday's earthquake. the red cross estimates up to 50,000 dead. thousands more may be trapped under rubble. 3 million people are in need of help. steve hairing began is live in port-au-prince with an update on conditions in that city. good evening, steve. >> reporter: recovery operations are underway at port-au-prince where gasoline is available. they're using backhoes and bulldozers. where it's not, they're operating by hand. mainly haitians saving haitians and as far as the wounded or the hungry, no sign of much aid getting to them yet. here is what we saw throughout the day. >> they're looking for people 'cause they think there are still people alive inside the building who are trapped inside. >> most people here either have masks on or pulling their shirts above their head because there are a lot of dead bodies really visible. if you walk down the sidewalk, there is one right about ten yards from me covered with a sheet. it's a pretty
MSNBC
Jan 13, 2010 7:00pm EST
evening. i'm chris matthews in washington. here is what we know at this hour. bodies are piling up in the streets of port-au-prince. haiti's prime minister says hundreds of thousands of people may be dead. the haitian president says he has heard 30,000 to 50,000 people may be dead. there is no true casualty figure yet. haiti is the poorest country in the western hemisphere and the damage from the earthquake is widespread. the quake flattened the palace the roman catholic cathedral the main prison and hospitals and schools in the capital. president obama pledged an all-out rescue and humanitarian effort. >> i have directed my administration to respond with a swift, coordinated and aggressive effort to save lives. the people of haiti will have the full support of the united states in the urgent rescue of those trapped beneath the rubble, to deliver humanitarian relief, food, water and medicine haitians will need in the coming days. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton is returning to washington to continue her relief effort. the agencies is headed by a fella named rajiv shah. let's
CNBC
Jan 14, 2010 12:00pm EST
right now is the out-of-control spending that they're seeing take place in washington, d.c. they are sick and tired and they are fed up with this. they know that this is a continuation of the big government stimulus and the big government bailout program that they have seen take the congress over the past couple of years in washington and they have had it. >> do you not think, though, congresswoman that wall street is tone deaf in this environment to be giving out bonuses that, in some cases, have topped bonuses before the financial crisis. i mean, a number of private hedge funds have eliminated bonuses completely and deferred compensation because they feel that the environment is not correct to be giving out large bonuses. >> you are right about that. you're right about that. >> doesn't the president have a point? >> wall street is a little bit tone deaf, but what the president is doing is making statements that are really counterproductive to what he is going to do, what he is trying to do with the economy. you know, they're talking about a few banks and now we're alrea
CSPAN
Jan 14, 2010 5:00pm EST
's "washington journal." . l street journal." host: we would like to get to your calls. we will begin with chantilly, virginia. mauricio of the republican line. caller: we need to understand where google and youtube, from -- they were bought last year by the cia. we all a lot of money to china, ok? the deal is it, the government is controlling everything. when you put a video on youtube now days talking about government, it is being removed. it is being removed because they don't want people to know the truth about the things we do around the world. i do not know where this is going to go. but we need to wake up. host: before you go, you asserted that the cia has a majority shareholder interest in google? where did you find that information? caller: besides c-span, i don't listen to the media because i cannot listen to the media. i get my information through a website network that is growing so fast. they only started last april. he was only in one state and now he is in 11 states. host: you heard about this alleged cia investment in google from there? caller: it is a lot of informati
NBC
Jan 14, 2010 6:30pm EST
mitchell standing by in our washington bureau tonight. andrea, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. your reporter and ann's only reenforces the president's message. he said this is one of those moments that calls for american leadership. mr. obama asked his predecessor george w. bush to team with bill clinton in helping the relief effort and tonight they accepted. it is an air and sea lift of historic proportions in response to the humanitarian nightmare, mr. obama pledged $100 million. >> the people of haiti, we say clearly and with conviction, you will not be foresaken. you will not be forgotten. in this, your hour of greatest need, america stands with you. >> reporter: with no communication or power, the people of haiti cannot hear him. after flying ten hours, cutting short a trip to the pacific, the secretary of state arrived at dawn and appeared on "the today show." >> this is, i don't want to mislead anybody, this is a devastating catastrophe. just to figure out what steps to take so we don't make the situation worse. >> reporter: a state department task force is coord
NBC
Jan 14, 2010 5:00am EST
red cross headquarters in northwest washington where a team of volunteers is expected to leave this morning. good morning. >> reporter: yes, joe. they will be leaving in seconds. that's the truck behind me carrying 1,000 pound of equipment because this team has to be self-sustaining. who will be leading this team is bridgett from atlanta coming here to washington to head down to haiti. this is not your first time? >> no. i've been going back and forth sie 2004. >> with this mission, you all will be going down there to do an assessment. >> we're going to do an assessment and relief operations. first part when you go into a disaster you scope the area, see what's going on and come up with a plan to be able to respond as soon as possible. >> it's also important for you all to get down there as soon as possible because the arin red cross is reporting they are running out of medical equipment and also supplies down there. >> yeah. the local red cross, the whole city has been, you know, wiped out. so access to basic goods have disappeared. we need to be able to get there and bring wh
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